Posts Tagged ‘ African Choirs ’

Kearsney College Choir – Music of the Religions -

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September 10, 2011

From Kearsney College Choir's  Japan 2010 tour. You know a choir is good when their conductor can walk off stage and leave them to get on with it …

If some of them look familiar to you it's probably because many of the boys from the Drakensberg Boys Choir go on to Kearsney College  when they leave Drakensberg Boys Choir School. Enjoy :-).

markfromireland

Video Source: Kearsney College Choir 2010-Music of the Religions - YouTube

Drakensberg Boys’ Choir in Seoul

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August 21, 2011

I'm an unabashed fan of the Drakensberg Boys' Choir and ever since I first saw it I think of this video every time I think of them. It's short, 29 seconds long, but it captures perfectly why they're such a great choir. It was shot back stage on  May, 12th 2010 at Seoul Art Center as they made their way to the changing rooms after their first concert of their 2010 Asian Tour. They'd just made the flight to Korea, they'd just given their first concert, so you'd expect them to be exhausted wouldn't you?

Video Source: Drakensberg Boys' Choir in Seoul - YouTube

markfromireland

‪Homeless – Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Choir

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August 9, 2011

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Choir performing Homeless

A few weeks ago I posted the Kenya Boys Choir singing  Paul Simon's "Homeless". This music video is the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Choir performing it live  with verve and panache on August 8th 2011 at the Cine Teatro Auditorium, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina as part of the International Federation for Choral Music's  9th World Symposium on Choral Music. I really enjoyed this performance - it sparkles, a good song sung well and combined with good choreography, what more could you want? Video and lyrics are below the fold. Enjoy :-)

markfromireland

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‪Drakensberg Boy’s Choir – Bridge Over Troubled Water‬

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August 9, 2011

The Girard Academic Music Program magnet school in Philadelphia played host to the Drakensberg Boy's Choir   on June 10th, 2011. Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was one of the numbers the boys performed at that concert. Lyrics and a bonus below the video. Enjoy :-)

markfromireland

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Shosholoza: Drakensberg Boys Choir & St Mark’s School Choir (Texas)

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July 29, 2011

The Drakensberg Boys Choir & St Mark's School Choir (Texas, USA) performing  Shosholoza on Wednesday 29 June 2011.


Shosolosa Lyrics & Trans­la­tion:

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